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    New beta update with extra options V 4.2.217

    https://www.silhouetteamerica.com/software


    release notes

    New Features:

    Standard Edition and above

    Cloud Library Overhaul
    ‘Local User’ will now be migrated to your primary Silhouette Account or be moved to a user-specified location on your HDD
    Advanced Settings have been added to the Library, from here you can:
    Set which files should download and sync automatically when signing in (All files, Favorites Only or Download files manually)
    Remove duplicate files
    A Silhouette Account needs to be signed in to access your library.
    Your account can be set to ‘Offline’ to stop automatic cloud syncing
    A thumbnail size slider has been implemented
    ‘File Types’ & ‘Sort By’ filters have been added
    The ability to Favorite designs has been implemented
    The Library and Design page can now be viewed simultaneously
    Folders containing un-seen designs will display a blue bubble. To mark a design as "seen", simply click the file or right-click the design and mark as seen. Once a folder no longer contains "seen" designs, the blue notification bubble will disappear
    Color Fonts
    Commercial Font Indicator
    Print Bleed
    Studio Thumbnail Preview
    Library Updates
    Designer Edition and above

    Lasso Selection tool
    Warp Templates
    Designer Edition Plus and above

    Flexishapes
    Puzzle Generator
    Business Edition

    Font Creation
    Digital Font Creation
    Material Usage Monitor
    Edition Toggling
    Standard edition and above fixes

    Library Updates

    The library has been optimised to improve the speed
    Library designs containing an ampersand within the file name will now display successfully
    Library imports can now run in the background while you continue using Studio
    The ‘All Designs’ folder has been renamed to ‘All Files’
    The ‘Library’ folder has been renamed to ‘Designs’
    Single-clicking an empty space in the library deselects all selected items
    General Software Updates

    Studio no longer crashes when panning a pattern within a font
    DXF files now import successfully into Studio
    Right-clicking on your workspace now provides the option to “Show/Hide Registration Marks”
    It is no longer possible to create shapes with a width and height of 0
    Can no longer select more than one project template from the ‘New Project Wizard’ menu at once
    Single clicking a shape with the ‘Edit Points’ tool no longer hides the Point Editing tools from the Quick Access Toolbar
    If multiple shapes are selected when entering point edit mode all shapes will now display their edit points instead of just one shape
    Point Editing tools found on the Quick Access Toolbar now have the correct tooltips
    Updated UI for preference modal windows
    Cmd + and – now correctly zoom in and out on Mac OSX
    Improved the processing time when going to Send
    Now able to enter page numbers for the Silhouette Handbook on Mac
    Oracal 651 material settings have been added
    Sticky Note text style and size can be updated
    Designer Edition Plus and above fixes

    Adv. Rhinestone icons have been moved to stop overlapping text
    Business Edition

    View menu no longer has multiple methods of turning BE Page Setup on and off
    Weed lines now display in the Panels file menu
    Last edited by DJG; 28-11-2018 at 05:47 PM.

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    Wow! That's a lot of changes. Think it will take a while to work through all of those. Thanks Doreen.

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    Thank you Doreen - that's quite a lot to digest!
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    Just had a very quick look round and quite like Flexishapes, also the idea of making your own font (haven't played with that one yet!).

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    I like the shapes too

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    Really enjoying 4.2 its great!

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    How stable is it?

    I am wary of downloading Beta Studio programs as I don't want to lose my old library files in the local user section again.

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